Inasmuch Facilitates Public-Private Partnership

Public-private partnerships are the rage in communities—collaborative efforts involving public or governmental entities, private agencies and churches.  Just such a partnership took place in May in High Point, North Carolina and Inasmuch was the tool that brought it together. When David Crocker visited with the principals of this partnership in June, they were thrilled with […]

Schools Get Boost from Inasmuch

Increasingly, public schools are considered off-limits for churches and church groups.  Not so in Sweetwater, Tennessee.  At their May meeting, the Sweetwater School Board recognized four churches that held their first Inasmuch United Sweetwater for the work they did on behalf of several of their schools in April.  Three hundred volunteers from First Baptist, First […]

Operation Inasmuch and Carson-Newman University Share an Anniversary

Ten Years and Counting for Inasmuch at Carson-Newman University When were your values formed?  When in your development did you decide what you wanted to be involved in?  Most of us would answer these questions “in my college years.” Knowing this, Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee, has promoted community service for all of their students […]

INASMUCH HIRES NEW ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Pastor John Daugherty Joins Inasmuch Staff Years ago, when the Inasmuch ministry was first launched as a full-time, free-standing ministry, David Crocker was asked about the ministry’s fundraising strategy.  He answered:  “We will live by the belief that God provides.” For eight and a half years now that line has been more than a sound […]

Maine Is the Newest Inasmuch State

Maybe you heard.  The Northeast was hit especially hard by winter storms this year.  Maine is no stranger to harsh winters but this year was harsher than most.  Even so, Greene Baptist Church in Greene, Maine, had David Crocker, Executive Director of Operation Inasmuch, in January to train them in how to conduct an Inasmuch […]

Operation Inasmuch Has Much to Celebrate

Oldest Inasmuch Volunteer Some congregations are reluctant to conduct an Inasmuch Day because “our congregation is mostly old people and there isn’t much we can do,” they say.  Don’t try telling Jim Garrison of Christiansburg, Virginia, that.  At 102, Garrison is among the volunteers who serve the Radford, Virginia community in each Inasmuch.  In the […]

Happy Birthday Operation Inasmuch!!

     Inasmuch Celebrates 20 Years   “We now have an entire generation of young people who have experienced Operation Inasmuch,” said Rev. John Cook, Pastor of Snyder Memorial Baptist Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina. His comment came at the end of the morning worship service at Snyder Memorial on March 22 at which the 20th […]

Inasmuch in the Philippines

Inasmuch United Taken to a New Level Many churches are learning that they can impact their community with Inasmuch, but what about the world?!  Congregations in Radford, Virginia, would answer in a resounding Yes!  Four Radford churches (Baptist, Methodist, Christian and Presbyterian) conducted their first Inasmuch United event in September of 2014. But they didn’t […]

Inasmuch Transforms

“The Church Is Changed!” West Hampton Baptist Church in Hampton, VA, is not the same church.  The building looks the same.  For the most part, the same people attend and most of the activities are the same as they have been for a long time.  But according to Sohn McGough, Coordinator of West Hampton’s recent […]

Inasmuch Feeds Thousands in Guatemala

In April a shipping container with 252,000 meals was sent from Knoxville, Tennessee to Guatemala.  In June a team of volunteers from Central Baptist Church, Johnson City which included David Crocker, Executive Director of Operation Inasmuch and Corky Corcoran, member of the Inasmuch Board of Directors, gave out about 6,000 of those meals to people […]